He'll produce and direct a TV show with Clive OwenSomewhere there’s a dusty, unloved blank canvas sitting in a guest room of Steven Soderbergh’s house, wondering what he really meant when he said he was going on retirement and taking up painting full time. Because the director is now in talks to produce and direct a period drama series starring Clive Owen called The Knick.Yes, far from taking it easy, the one-man filmmaking machine might have stepped back from cinema, but Cinemax, the US...Read Full Story
Ten-episode drama series starring Clive Owen will focus on staff at New York's Knickerbocker hospital in 1900Steven Soderbergh will make his long-heralded move into TV with a period medical drama series starring Britain's Clive Owen for HBO sister channel Cinemax, Deadline reports.The Knick will comprise 10 episodes, all set in New York in 1900 and all directed personally by the Oscar-winner, who has declared himself disinterested in continuing his feature film-making career. Soderbergh has...Read Full Story
10 Things Wrong With Hollywood According to Steven Soderbergh's State of Cinema Address Yesterday, indie filmmaker Joe Swanberg (who's truly pulled himself up from his bootstraps) tweeted out, "Soderbergh's own output over the last few years proves, to me at least, how open the system is and how possible it is to make great stuff." That felt a little odd. Steven Soderbergh's latest bout of prolificness is genuinely impressive, but after struggling with the studio process and ultimately, for...Read Full Story
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Should you see it?
It's unpredictable and carries a pervading sense of dread that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
With his supposed "last film," writer/director Steven Soderbergh is sure to leave audiences wanting more. The movie, Side Effects, is a meticulously-constructed modern thriller boosted by a startling performance by Rooney Mara. The film is an extension of the subject matter it delves into. The pharmaceutical industry is one...Read Full Story
Steven Soderbergh gave a powerful speech entitled “Sate of Cinema” at the San Francisco International Film Festival on Saturday. The acclaimed filmmaker is retiring from movies to focus on other projects but he’s exact reasons had remained unclear, until now.
His speech covers much of the same ground as Kevin Smith’s now legendary one at Sundance when he purchased his own film Red State, the right honourable Kev has once again been where the puck was going before anybody else even knew it was...Read Full Story
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